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Old 07-14-2023, 08:46 PM   #2501
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You're not doing yourself any favors by telling the whole world your plans.
Eh, I feel like there's more benefit from me posting my dumb ideas and letting people here tell me why they're so dumb - of course that didn't work for Rusty 87 lol.

Posting stuff like this on Faceblerk or Twilter would probably actually be a bad idea since people actually use those in large numbers. I think skoolie.net is actually obscure enough for me to not worry so much.

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Old 07-14-2023, 08:47 PM   #2502
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Do I really have to point out that if you edit your post and remove the quote, he could edit his post (if so inclined) in order to take your good advice? Or is your goal to prevent him from being able to do so?
I've actually hacked into Musigenesis' account and I'm trying to destroy him from the inside.
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Old 07-14-2023, 08:54 PM   #2503
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Do I really have to point out that if you edit your post and remove the quote, he could edit his post (if so inclined) in order to take your good advice? Or is your goal to prevent him from being able to do so?
I guess you do, I never considered editing. Is there a way to tell if he read my post? I suppose he would need to request it, or are you telling me to delete all my posts in this thread. you realize that your posts will no longer make any sense?
This is getting too complicated. All I wanted to do is point out that the law can now consider his actions as premeditated/planned, which can then be considered as evidence to prove it. something to think about. I certainly did not plan on a long drawn out discussion.
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Old 07-14-2023, 08:55 PM   #2504
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I really wish skoolie life wasn't so fundamentally shady.[/QUOTE]

Well, as time goes on, and as this "movement" grows, people will more and more often come across skoolies that people like you, and many others on this site, have produced that are high quality final product(s). The image of the broken down pile of junk with a crooked stove pipes and unsavory occupants will fade.

I found that when I had my first skoolie, people generally thought it was pretty neat, I suppose I'll get the same type of reactions when we start using our current skoolie. At camp grounds, it was more often a topic of conversation than an object of scorn. If anyone did look down their nose at me and my skoolie, I wasn't aware of it.
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Old 07-14-2023, 08:55 PM   #2505
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Old 07-14-2023, 09:13 PM   #2506
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Posting stuff like this on Faceblerk or Twilter would probably actually be a bad idea since people actually use those in large numbers. I think skoolie.net is actually obscure enough for me to not worry so much.

Yea, until some AI finds it and refers to it in some answer to some stupid question. most people assume that the "AI" stands for Artificial Intelligence, It actually stands for Anti Intelligence and gets its data from scouring and analyzing the internet. good job keeping it confused. lol
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Old 07-29-2023, 04:54 PM   #2507
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Reinstalled all of the painted pillar trim pieces.

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I got two sets of these etched steel locker number tags to help match up the XPS inserts with their windows. I regret getting regular screws for them since it's such a PITA to keep a screwdriver in them, and of course I had to make sure all the slots ended up vertical.

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I forgot about the beveled corners on the XPS for the rear inserts and the side door inserts, so my initial placement of the tags meant I was permanently attaching the inserts to the window frames. Had to shift them over more towards the center.

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The inserts under the shelves need to have the fixed tags in a different place. I screwed up this one too since I forgot it needed to be at least 2.5" away from the wall to allow the insert to slide out without hitting the tag screws.

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Really is quite pleasant inside with everything painted white. And it's interesting that with all these inserts in place, the inside doesn't get any hotter than the ambient air temperature even when the bus has been sitting out in direct sunlight for a few hours. I think I may try window-mounting a small air conditioner unit just to see how it fairs.

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Finished replacing all (or most, anyway) of the painted-over steel screws with brass ones. Turns out I still need about 200 more brass screws, mainly because of all the screws in my storage ottomans.

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I imagine this is all torturous to people who don't like the sight of visible fasteners.
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Old 07-29-2023, 04:55 PM   #2508
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Signed the contract for my new house on Wednesday with a closing date of August 23rd. If this goes through I imagine it will impact my progress on the bus - which hasn't exactly been stellar lately anyway.
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Old 07-29-2023, 05:03 PM   #2509
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Congrats...hope it all goes smoothly.
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Old 07-30-2023, 12:02 AM   #2510
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The window inserts are awesome! I hope your home purchase goes well.

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Old 08-23-2023, 04:45 PM   #2511
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So, I'm now a homeowner as of last Friday. I know this is a skoolie site but I'll post a few pics of what I'm working on with it. It's small but it has a relatively big, accessible yard and there are actually three different places I could park the bus on it. I'm trying to get it ready to rent out within the next month or two so my work on the bus will be nonexistent.
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Old 08-23-2023, 07:06 PM   #2512
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Old 08-23-2023, 07:06 PM   #2513
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Old 08-23-2023, 08:42 PM   #2514
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Are you going to live there as well?
Native, you're back! Woohoo!

I'll live there eventually. Right now I live with my elderly parents. When they move to a retirement village or a nursing home in a few years, I (and my bus) will move into this new house. In the meantime I'm going to be a scumlord and rent it out.

Although I won't be as bad of a scumlord as the guy who sold it to me. He would have continued renting it out if he hadn't sold, with kitchen ceiling tiles that were covered in mouse feces and nesting material and were literally only held up by the paint layer and caulk on it.
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Old 08-24-2023, 09:50 PM   #2516
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I never really left, only spent waaaay less time lurking and commenting here.


We are in much the same "bus" as you are in that my mom is in need of more attention. We are thus still in the move process to be close enough to help her out.


It sure sounds like you have some work ahead of you cleaning up that house. I hear that mice can not relieve themselves of gas ... so a mixture of corn meal and baking soda will be eaten by them and they slowly fill with gas and die. If you provide a water source near where you want to dispose of them, they will seek it out and die there.


Good luck with the fix-up and I sure hope your tennant appreciates the work.


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Old 08-24-2023, 10:17 PM   #2517
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I never really left, only spent waaaay less time lurking and commenting here.


We are in much the same "bus" as you are in that my mom is in need of more attention. We are thus still in the move process to be close enough to help her out.


It sure sounds like you have some work ahead of you cleaning up that house. I hear that mice can not relieve themselves of gas ... so a mixture of corn meal and baking soda will be eaten by them and they slowly fill with gas and die. If you provide a water source near where you want to dispose of them, they will seek it out and die there.


Good luck with the fix-up and I sure hope your tennant appreciates the work.


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mice prefer not to live with cats or other mice eating predators. the smell of a predator is often enough to make them vacate.
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Vermont

Just got my renewed VT registration in the mail, so I can confirm that even though Vermont is now requiring out-of-state registrants to submit a form from their state's DMV stating they allow out-of-state registrations, this only applies to new registrations and not to renewals.

Also, they no longer require the little license plate stickers with the month and year, so I guess I need to go peel off the old one so it doesn't look like I'm conspicuously expired.
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So, I'm now a homeowner as of last Friday. I know this is a skoolie site but I'll post a few pics of what I'm working on with it. It's small but it has a relatively big, accessible yard and there are actually three different places I could park the bus on it. I'm trying to get it ready to rent out within the next month or two so my work on the bus will be nonexistent.
LOL I'm still not done and won't be until some time this Summer (hopefully). Nobody told me owning a house is like owning a school bus.
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Yeah, a never-ending process!


No, still not really back ... Still lurking. My mom took a turn for the worse, dealing with that right now.


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